Organizations Facilitating Seamless Logistics During COVID 2021
Logistics is one of the sector acting as front line workers to meet the demands simultaneously dealing with the supply chain gaps.
Last year when the pandemic struck the world everything came to a halt which led organisations to restructure their operations. Companies built both tech and infrastructure to suffice the needs of the consumers and market. Since the emergence of second wave of Covid India has again entered the phase of lockdown 2021, where both e-commerce and logistic firms are at the foot front to meet the consumer demands. Logistics is one of the sector acting as front line workers to meet the demands simultaneously dealing with the supply chain gaps. Here are few organisations that are facilitating seamless logistics during COVID 2021.
Shiprocket: Launched in 2017, Shiprocket is India’s largest eCommerce shipping and enablement platform for SMBs. The technology powers shipping and fulfillment for SMEs, D2C retailers, and social commerce sellers in India. With 20 courier partners on board, the brand enables pan-India as well as international shipping deliveries. Its shipping solutions are available across 26,000 pin codes within India and 220 countries across the world labels. Today, Shiprocket is the force behind the country’s 1 lakh sellers active sellers facilitating seamless logistics amid lockdown. Amid various initiatives that the brand has taken amid lockdown, some of these initiatives include the contactless delivery, regular sanitization of the packages, Online payments, Inventory distribution, Paperless Returns, and automation in supply chain operations for seamless logistics.
Varuna group: With a legacy spanning 25 years, Varuna Group is one of the leading logistics companies in India. Starting from micro-logistics, the company today is driving a new era of technology-enabled logistics, warehousing, and integrated services by partnering with supply chain leaders to manage their end-to-end logistics operations. Keeping customers at the center of its goals, the brand is able to keep the operations running in order to ensure essential grocery items and pharmaceutical products are available on the shelves. Despite shortage of manpower so at this time the organisation is ensuring that all available resources are used for transportation of essential goods.
Delhivery: Delhivery has become one of the leading names in the supply chain and the logistics industry. This company was established with the vision of becoming the operating system for commerce in India. When the COVID-19 virus began spreading internationally, they were the quickest to act, keeping the security of their staff in mind and implemented work from home. After the lockdown was imposed, they had to separate the not essential goods from the essential goods overnight so that the country would not face any delays when it comes to the logistics of the essential goods.
TCI Express: TCI express is one of the leading integrated supply chain and logistics solutions provider. TCI offers seamless multi-modal logistics. They are known for their fast delivery services across the world. They are serving the country well during the time of pandemic and they believe that the safety of their customers is of utmost importance to them. They have taken up various health and safety measures to make sure the business keeps on running without causing any harm to the health of customers and the employees.
Rapido: During lockdown in 2020, Rapido, India's largest bike taxi platform, accelerated the existing Rapido-Delivery services to provide for the delivery of essential goods and partnered with major online companies like Big Bazaar, Big Basket and Spencer’s for delivery of essential goods. Rapido supported the Delhi Government in delivering essentials items like milk and food packets, under the DCPC Node, in underprivileged areas across the city and partnered with Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (Karnataka Government) COVID-19 Home Delivery Helpline as a delivery service partner in a move to resolve supply-chain challenges amidst lockdown
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